State Records Center Featured on Local Radio

We were pleased to see our own State Records Center building on Shoal Creek featured on the local radio station KUT 90.5 this morning. We were also pleased to see the comparison to the final scenes in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. Manager Michael Shea was interviewed and provided a tour to the…

Lucky Number 7 Has Arrived

The SLRM Records Management Assistance team is pleased to introduce me, the 7th government information analyst, Andrew Glass! Originally hailing from Corpus Christi, I opted to stick to my roots and will be consulting for the East-South region of Texas. I am an experienced problem solver and have spent most of my adult life as…

NAGARA 2017 Recap and Vlog

Admittedly, I wasn’t initially excited about attending the annual National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) conference in Boise, ID. That’s partially because attending conferences requires a lot of energy, and I had only been to one NAGARA conference before which was in my own backyard here in Austin. The destination for this…

A Day in the SLRM Life

Welcome to a new series that we (myself in particular) hope to continue throughout the year in between more serious posts about hot topics like records management policies for e-records and security breaches. A glimpse into a day in the life of a State and Local Records Management (SLRM) team member. It has probably crossed…

Welcome Ben and Gina

The SLRM Records Management Assistance team has welcomed two new analysts,¬†Benjamin Barlow and Gina Cervantes, to the team. They actually joined us at the beginning of the year, so you may have already met them if you are in the West or South Texas regions. Ben and Gina bring a lot of records and information…

Mid-Summer Update

Long time, no see! We haven’t been posting much in the last few weeks, but that’s not because we’ve all been vacationing in the Caribbean. Well, one of us did, and besides Disneyworld in 1986, this was my first real vacation and it was awesome. Anyway, all of us in the RMA unit have been…

Mr. Right, Mr. Ralph Wright

Ralph Wright started working at the SRC when Ronald Reagan just began the first term of his presidency. The Empire Strikes Back was the big Star Wars film du jour of the day and Disco was seemingly here forever. ¬†Any of you who have called our circulation desk has likely interacted with Mr. Ralph Wright.…

Welcome Emma Martin

We’re happy to report that our team roster is full again with the introduction of our newest analyst Emma Martin. Originally from the “Windy City”, she traveled south in favor of the hot, humid “Live Music Capital” where she enjoys tacos and hot dogs as much as any native Texan. Emma will be consulting for…